AFN is committed to ensuring the Alaska Native community is supported and informed of federal COVID-19 relief programs aimed at Native American recovery and accessing those programs. To better support the Alaska Native community in these endeavors, AFN has launched a COVID-19 Navigator Program. The Program, which is a public-private partnership with the State of Alaska, will run through December 31, 2021.
Workshops & Trainings
Funding Opportunities
Resources & Partners


Regional Assignments and respective points of contact are listed below. Alaska Native Corporations, Native non-profits, Native tribally designated housing entities, Native health corporations and clinics and Native schools, Tribal Colleges, Universities and Native Serving Institutions within each region served by the Navigator Program should feel free to reach out for additional information:

Aleut, Bristol Bay and Chugach regions:
April Ferguson –

Bering Straits, CIRI, Kodiak and NANA regions:
Greg Razo –

Calista region:
Mary Kenick –

Ahtna, Doyon, and Sealaska regions:
Chris McNeil –

Arctic Slope region:
Lisa Sutherland –

Have questions or need help connecting with your regional Navigator? Please contact:

Sara K. Peterson, Deputy Project Manager
AFN COVID-19 Navigator Program
Mobile:  907-441-7967